Select Page

AmericUSumter OBSERVER

Select Page

Search Results for:

Ademand for justice as a hurting family, and community seek to regroup, rebuild

Stevante Clark, the brother of police shooting victim, Stephon Clark, talks to the media after his brother’s funeral, March 29, in Sacramento, Calif. Stephon Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers, March 18. Stephon Clark’s family is struggling to cope amid threats received by his grandmother, Sequita Thompson, and as his family has called for a federal investigation and increased numbers of Black officers in the city of Sacramento, California. BY CHARLENE MUHAMMAD – NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT “Grandma got a letter to the house that was saying some negative things about Stephon, and said that...

Read More

LIFE MORE ABUNDANTLY ® If Jesus Says, “Yes…”

CHURCH EDITOR – Dr. ANDREA OATES “For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.” {1 Corinthians 16:9} I respect science. But science has nothing on the wisdom of God. The law regarding electric current states that current will flow through the path of least resistance. Unfortunately, many of us have adopted that ideal and look for this Christian walk to be smooth and easy. However, the Bible tells us differently. We are told to expect persecution, distress, and obstacles. As the song says, “He never said that the road would be easy…”...

Read More

SAY: YES! Take Me Back To the Place Where I First Believed

Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful. To my dear and beloved brother, friend, pastor and co-religion: we who have known each other now for about 43 years. When I first came to Chicago he was one of the first pastors that I met. We used to hear him on the radio when I was the minister in New York and I have been blessed to know him, to walk with him and I am deeply honored to be here to celebrate 50 wonderful years of his service. And none of us as...

Read More

HOW BLACK LIVES MATTER POWERED THE #BANKBLACK MOVEMENT

Black Lives Matter March and Protest in Philadelphia, PA (iStock.com/Bastiaan Slabbers) By Adedamola Agboola During the recession of 2008 and the years after, many black-owned banks that were hit hard had to shut down. By 2010, the number of African American-owned banks had dwindled down from the 55 it was in 1994 to 34. Today, the number stands at just 21. As black-owned banks started disappearing from underserved neighborhoods and communities around the country, Unity National Bank, Texas’ solitary black-owned bank kept its doors open, in part because its own board members and shareholders invested their own personal capital....

Read More

Rockdale County Probate Judge Appointed to Judicial Committee

rockdalenewtoncitizen.com Rockdale County Probate Judge, Clarence Cuthpert, Jr, has been appointed to the Judicial Council’s Access to Fairness, Public Trust, and Confidence Committee. The Committee is Co-Chaired by Georgia Supreme Court Justices Carol W. Hunstein and Robert Benham, and its members include representatives from the local and state courts and several legal organizations. Judge Cuthpert was appointed by Judge Sarah Harris, President of the Council of the Probate Court Judges of Georgia, to represent the probate courts on the judicial council’s committee. Judge Clarence Cuthpert...

Read More

PREVIEW

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

Brandon and Quina Morgan celebrated their 2nd wedding anniversary on March 7.


TEACHER OF THE MONTH

Coleman Price was recently chosen as the ASHS Teacher of the Month for January 2018.


OBITUARIES

Mrs. Reatha Breedlove-Mable Aug. 15, 1960-March 11, 2018
“Gone Too Soon”


BLACK PANTHER

Black Panther’ Hits One Billion in movie sales world wide.


MMA WEATHER

Floyd Mayweather to begin training ‘soon’ with Tyron Woodley for MMAfight.

March 2018 Vol. XXI No. 2